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Masking Yields Small Reduction in COVID Risk, Review Concludes

Surgical masks or N95s should still be worn in healthcare settings, urge editorial authors

May 15, 2023
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AI in Colonoscopy: Disconnect Grows Between Academic, Community Studies

Clearly helpful in manufacturers' trials, but not so much in routine practice

May 09, 2023
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Proposed Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Are Good, but Not Enough

Specifics for older women, Black women, and those with dense breasts are needed

May 09, 2023
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Medicaid Expansion Seen Lifting Colon Cancer Screening for Low-Income People

But not a cure-all in states boosting eligibility

May 06, 2023
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Exercise Rehab Helpful After Pulmonary Embolism

Patients saw improvements in walking, quality of life

May 05, 2023
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Screen for Latent TB Infection, USPSTF Says

Adults at increased risk for tuberculosis should be screened

May 02, 2023
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It's Time for a Risk-Adapted Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

A race-based approach has the potential to address disparities in mortality

Apr 27, 2023
 A female physician speaks to her female patient prior to a mammography.
Is There a Wrong Way to Take a Midday Nap?

Duration of siestas associated with health outcomes

Apr 26, 2023
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Unhealthy Lifestyle Factors Into Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Risk greatest for those at high genetic susceptibility engaged in smoking, other bad habits

Apr 13, 2023
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Matching People to Specific BP Meds in a Sea of Antihypertensives

Sizable differences in individual response to drugs in the PHYSIC trial

Apr 11, 2023
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What Lies Ahead for ACA's Preventive Care Coverage Mandate?

A look at the health implications and what comes next in the case

Apr 07, 2023
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Exercise Doesn't Worsen Statin Muscle Symptoms

Moderate walking program did not affect objective muscle injury measures or pain level

Apr 03, 2023
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Longer Family Meals Are Healthier Meals for Kids

Just 10 minutes made a significant difference in how much fruits, veggies were eaten

Apr 03, 2023
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A Drink or Two a Day Won't Help Prolong Life

Updated data debunk the idea of daily low-level drinking as protective

Mar 31, 2023
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